2010 NFL Draft: Mike Holmgren Speaks to Browns Fans

April 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In a move head coach Eric Mangini would never have bothered with, team president Mike Holmgren initiated a teleconference with season ticket holders on Friday.
Holmgren and General Manager Tom Heckert invited all 17,000 season ticket account holders to participate in a question-and-answer session with no subject off-limits.
While the substance of the discussion was nothing new to anyone who has been paying attention, the fact that Holmgren and Heckert decided to reach out to the worn-down and irritated Cleveland fan base spoke volumes about how committed this regime is to living up to their mantra for change.
The only real nugget of "new" information was Holmgren indicating the Browns could take someone completely unexpected with their first pick, saying the Browns will go for the best value at that pick rather than just seek to fill a need.
I defended Mangini last year on several issues, especially prior to the season...

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